Daily UPSC MCQs

18TH SEPTEMBER ,2020 : DAILY 10.30 A.M UPSC PRELIMS (25 QUESTIONS) MCQs

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1. Consider the following pairs:

     National Park/                                                        State

Wildlife Sanctuary

  1. Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary:         Tamil Nadu
  2. Madhav National Park:                       Chhattisgarh
  3. Coringa Wildlife Sanctuary:            Telangana                          

Which of the following pairs given above is/are correctly matched?

 
 
 
 

2. Consider the following statements:

  1. Swachh Iconic Places (SIP) is an initiative of the Ministry of Culture.
  2. Swachh Bharat Mission (Rural) was launched on 2nd October 2014.

3.Under Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY), the premium for commercial and horticultural crops is 3%.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct? 

 
 
 
 

3. With reference to GISAT-1, consider the following statements:

  1. It will be the first of two planned Indian Earth Observation spacecraft to be placed in a geostationary orbit of around 20,000 km.
  2. It will apparently be in a fixed spot looking over the Indian continent at all times.
  3. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
 
 
 
 

4. 2020 CD3’ sometimes seen in news is a/an

 
 
 
 

5. Which among the following countries has recently launched a new points-based immigration system?

 
 
 
 

6. Worldwide Educating for the Future Index (WEFFI) 2019 was recently published by:

 
 
 
 

7.  Archaeological Site                            State

  1. Adichanallur:                       Kerala
  2. Shivsagar:                              Assam      
  3. Hastinapur:                           Madhya Pradesh              

Which of the following pairs given above is/are correctly matched?

 
 
 
 

8. Which among the following ministries has notified a new Web Form christened ‘SPICe+’?

 
 
 
 

9.  Country                                 City

  1. Idlib:                           Iraq
  2. Bago:                         Myanmar    
  3. Aleppo:                     Syria Which of the following pairs given above is/are correctly matched?

                

 
 
 
 

10.  “1000 Springs Initiativerecently seen in news is associated with:

 
 
 
 

11. With reference to Aditya- L1 Mission , consider the following statements:

  1. It will be launched using the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV) in XL configuration.
  2. The space-based observatory will have six payloads (instruments) on board to study the Sun’s corona, solar emissions, solar winds and flares, and Coronal Mass Ejections (CMEs).

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

12.  ‘SUTRA PIC’ recently seen in news is associated with:

 
 
 
 

13. Betelgeuse’ recently seen in news is a/an

 
 
 
 

14.  ‘Henneguya salminicola’ recently seen in news is a/an:

 
 
 
 

15. With reference to Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015, consider the following statements:

  1. It replaced the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2001
  2. Central Adoption Resource Authority (CARA) is a statutory body.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct? 

 
 
 
 

16. RAISE 2020’ recently seen in news is associated with:

 
 
 
 

17. World Air Quality Report 2019 was recently released by:

 
 
 
 

18.  Swine flu is caused by:

 
 
 
 

19. Consider the following statements:

  1. Olive Ridley turtles are the smallest and most abundant of all sea turtles found in the world.
  2. They inhabit warm waters of the Pacific, Atlantic, and Indian Oceans.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

20. Rohtang Pass connects the Kullu Valley with:

 
 
 
 

21. Consider the following statements:

  1. Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved the setting up of a National Technical Textiles Mission at a total outlay of ₹1,480 Crore
  2. Technical textiles include textiles for automotive applications, medical textiles, protective clothing etc.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

22.  ‘Yongle Blue Hole’ recently seen in news is a/an:

 
 
 
 

23. Consider the following statements:

  1. Mahadayi River is a west flowing river.
  2. Mekedatu project is a multi-purpose balancing reservoir project aimed at solving the drinking water problems of Bengaluru.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

24. With reference to India INX, consider the following statements:

  1. India INX is the country’s second international exchange, located at International Financial Services Centre, GIFT City in Gujarat.
  2. IBRD has listed its 10-year masala bonds worth Rs 850 crore on the global debt listing platform of India INX

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

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